I’m finding so many life lessons in Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting. You should read it. Good writing. Fascinating stories. Even a few patterns interspersed.
my first teaching job taught me that i like to teach. my first teaching job taught me that i care deeply. my first teaching job yielded the following letter to a student. (what a difference a decade makes…i’d say all of this so much differently now.)
it has been a couple months since my resolve: to tell people that i’m not sure what i’m doing post MDiv, that i don’t know where God’s leading, but i know it’s something beyond what i can imagine. well, just yesterday i forgot that resolve. let’s be real. when a potential future employer says “so […]
it was 10:30pm and i was ready to call it quits, throw in the towel, cliche, cliche, cliche… then, as i braided my hair and read over “indirect aggression,” i got inspired. and now it’s 11:24 and i have a better sense of how i’m going to teach tomorrow, a sense i’m grateful for. what […]
i sing from time to time. the difference between an enjoyable music experience and a regrettable music experience is intentionality. today i was intentional and i enjoyed it. i teach 3 days a week. the difference between an energizing session and a boring session is intentionality. today i bored myself. i do homework just about […]
i could go to Japan for 3 months and work in a daycare simply speaking English to children all day. i’d get paid nicely and not have to worry about paying for anything but half my plane ticket and food when i’m there: housing is fully taken care of. i could stay here for 3 […]